Association of College & Research Libraries

The Classified Ad

Deadlines:Orders for regular classified advertisements must reach the ACRL office on or before the second of the month preceding publication of the issue (e.g. September 2 for the October issue). Late job listings will be accepted on a space-available basis after the second of the month.

Rates:Classified advertisements are $5.00 per line for ACRL members, $6.25 for others. Late job notices are $12.00 per line for members, $14.00 for others. Organizations submitting ads will be charged according to their membership status.

Telephone:All telephone orders should be confirmed by a written order mailed to ACRL headquarters as soon as possible. Orders should be accompanied by a typewritten copy of the ad to be used in proofreading. An additional $10 will be charged for ads taken over the phone (except late job notices or display ads).

Guidelines:For ads which list an application deadline, that date must be no sooner than the 20th day of the month in which the notice appears (e.g., October 20 for the October issue). All job announcements should include a salary figure. Job announcements will be edited to exclude discriminatory references. Applicants should be aware that the terms faculty rank and status vary in meaning among institutions.

JOBLINE:Call (312) 944-6795 for late-breaking job ads for academic and research library positions. A pre-recorded summary of positions listed with the service is revised weekly; each Friday a new tape includes all ads received by 1:00 p.m. the previous day. Each listing submitted will be carried on the recording for two weeks. The charge for each two-week listing is $30 for ACRL members and $35 for non-members.

Fast Job Listing Service:A special newsletter for those actively seeking positions. This service lists job postings received at ACRL headquarters four weeks before they appear in CR&L News, as well as ads which, because of narrow deadlines, will not appear in CR&L News. The cost of a six-month subscription is $10 for ACRL members and $15 for non-members.

Contact: Classified Advertising Dep’t, ACRL, American Library Association, 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611; (312) 944-6780.


ARCHIVIST, SPECIAL COLLECTIONS.Responsible for planning, coordinating and developing archival collections of Special Collections department. Will process organizational and personal papers; provide reference assistance; promote and teach the use of archival materials; provide daily supervision of all archival operations; assess Special Collections archival collections and make recommendations for changes in policies and procedures. Reports to the Head of Special Collections. Oualifications: Required: ALA-accredited MLS; archival experience in academic or research library; experience with processing archives and organizational or personal papers; strong interpersonal skills and effectiveness in communication; knowledge of research use of archival materials and knowledge of preservation and processing, cataloging and indexing of archival materials. Preferred: experience in teaching and/or research; experience with microcomputer applications to indexing of library materials; supervisory experience; experience in establishing archives and record of active professional involvement. Minimum salary: $15,500. Salary is dependent upon background and experience. Closing date for application is January 21, 1985. Please send current resume and names of three references to: Penelope F. Heavner, Executive Coordinator, The George Washington University, The Melvin Gelman Library, 2130 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20052. GWU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

ASSISTANT ARCHIVIST, Long Island Historical Society, Brooklyn Heights, New York. Assists Project Archivist with the arrangement and description of the Society’s Brooklyn-related civic, commercial and cultural records. Provides clerical assistance with the preparation of finding aids, labels, and catalog cards. Qualifications include a BA in history or American civilization, knowledge of archival practices and procedures, and familiarity with microcomputers and word processing. Salary is $14,500 with generous fringe benefits. Project will begin April 1,1985. Send letter of application and resume to: Lucinda Manning, Project Director, Long Island Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201. Deadline for applications: February 1,1985.

ASSISTANT CATALOG LIBRARIAN.Cataloging experience with OCLC, AACR2, LC classification, LCSH. Member Solinet/OCLC. Catalog music, serials, AV, supervision of copy cataloging by DEO staff. Reclassification project. Subject and name authority work. Revision of filing and training and supervision of student assistants. Some Reference work, occasional nights and weekends. Faculty rank and status. Twelve-month contract. Salary: $20,000 or higher, depending on education and experience. Send resume and letters of application to: Kay Adams, Chair, University Library Search Committee, P.O. Drawer 896, Southeastern Louisiana University, University Station, Hammond, LA 70402.

ASSISTANT CURATOR OF RARE BOOKS, Smith College Library. (Search reopened.) Reports to the Curator of Rare Books. Catalogs rare books using OCLC including original cataloging; develops and maintains local files; assists and supervises readers; assists in presentation of materials to classes; processes new acquisitions; assists in planning and installation of exhibits; assists in collection development and general maintenance of the collection. The Rare Book Room contains over 15,000 volumes with substantial collections in botany, the history of science, English economics, early children’s literature, 17th and 18th century drama, 18th century English literature, Irish Literary Renaissance, the technique of lithography and the history of printing. Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science or the equivalent combination of formal education and training in the field of rare books and art; undergraduate degree in liberal arts. Knowledge of at least 2 foreign languages; working knowledge of Latin highly desirable. Two to three years experience in rare book libraries or related fields or rare book concentration in an MLS program, with an emphasis on cataloging. Hiring range: $17,050-$ 19,400. TIAA/CREF, liberal fringe benefits. Position available now. Applications, resumes and names of 3 references by February 1,1985, to: Office of Personnel Services, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063. An equal opportunity employer.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR TECHNICAL SERVICES.Division head position with management responsibilities for technical services including cataloging, collections development, binding, a state union list of serials and related activities. Division includes 8.5 fulltime staff, including 2.5 professionals. Library serves schools of medicine and nursing and several hospitals. Requirements: ALA- accredited MLS with at least 5 years professional technical services experience with 2 years in a supervisory capacity, preferably in an academic health sciences library. Excellent oral and written communications skills, well-developed human relations skills and evidence of initiative and problem solving ability are also required. Desirable: MLA certification, experience in library automation projects, automated systems, and experience in health sciences cataloging strongly preferred. Position open until filled. Salary: dependent upon qualifications. Send a letter of application, resume and the names and addresses of four references to: John Patruno, Jr., Associate Director, The Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia Medical Center, Box 234, Charlottesville, VA 22908. Equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH AND RECORDS, Dartmouth College. The Associate Director is responsible for developing a comprehensive proactive alumni development research program for the College, as well as for the management and direction of the alumni records and research files. Uses established records management standards in the Research and Alumni Records files. Supervises staff in the gathering and dissemination of information. Bachelor’s degree in library science, research or related subject plus 4-5 years records management, library research, non-profit development research experience or MLS degree plus 2-3 years related experience or equivalent. Salary in the 20’s. Resume stating salary requirements to: Linda J. MacDonald, Executive Officer, 111 Blunt, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755. Dartmouth College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

BIBLIOGRAPHER FOR ART AND ART CATALOGER.The University of Chicago seeks a librarian with an advanced degree in Art History to manage collection development, provide subject reference services, and perform original cataloging in the arts and humanities. The Bibliographer for Art and Art Cataloger also supervises the reserve reading and periodical services for art, and coordinates operations with the Epstein Archives, a photographic archive of illustration and architecture with which space is shared. The University’s library resources for art and architecture are located in the Joseph Regenstein Library, one block from the offices and classrooms of the Art Department. The primary clientele are thirteen faculty and some 100 graduate students of the Department of Art. The Bibliographer for Art reports to the Associate Director for Public Services. Supervision of cataloging is within the Technical Services Division by the Head of Cataloging. Candidates with graduate degrees in art and library science, and with prior experience in a research library will be given preference. Salary range is $18,553 to $24,863 and will be determined based on experience and qualifications. Letters of application should include a curriculum vitae and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. Receipt of application before 1 February 1985 will assure consideration. Please submit nominations or applications to: Art Bibliographer Search Committee, c/o Jane E. Marshall, Personnel Librarian, The University of Chicago Library, 1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637. The University of Chicago is an equal opportunity employer.

CATALOG LIBRARIAN.The incumbent will be responsible for original cataloging of general library materials, resolution of name, series, and subject authority problems, and editing of difficult OCLC copy. Additional responsibilities, including work with a retrospective conversion project and work with an in-house automated system are assianed as required. The incumbent will be a member of the Original Cataloging Unit in the Cataloging and Systems Department. Qualifications: ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library Science and knowledge of one or more foreign languages (German is preferred) are required. Experience in cataloging using AACR2 and Library of Congress subject headings and classification and experience with OCLC are desirable. Minimum salary: $15,500. Salary is dependent upon background and experience. Closing date for application is January 21, 1985. Please send current resume and names of three references to: Sharon J. Rogers, Gelman Library, George Washington University, 2130 H. Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20052. AA/EOE.

CATALOGER, Librarian I. Original cataloging and authority work with books, serials, scores, sound recordings, and AV for substantial music collection. Additional current assignments include cataloging for dental and health sciences libraries. Performs work on OCLC; catalog maintenance on four-campus online catalog (WLN software). One of three-member team of catalogers in department of fourteen. Participates in development of department policies and procedures. Potential for supervisory responsibilities. Requirements: ALA-accredited MLS; background in music; knowledge of AACR2, LCCS, LCSH, MARC formats, and automated cataloging systems; reading knowledge of major Western European language other than English; initiative, creativity, flexibility, experience with scores and sound recordings in MARC formats; experience with MeSH and NLM classification; successful supervisory experience. Minimumm salary: $16,500. Standard fringe benefits. Application deadline: January 15,1985. Position available: Immediately. Will interview at ALA Midwinter. Send letter of application, resume and names of three current references to: Ted P. Sheldon, Associate Director of Libraries, University of Missouri-Kansas City Libraries, 5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110-2499, (816) 276-1531. An equal opportunity institution.

CIRCULATION HEAD.(Search reopened.) Reports to the Library Director, manages Circulation, reserve and interlibrary loan operations, develops and implements circulation policies, supervises five (5) FTE and 25 student helpers, is responsible for publications and public relations programs. MLS from an ALA-accredited library school program required. Two years library experience desirable, preferably in the area of circulation in a large library, supervisory experience preferred, familiarity with and interest in automated circulation systems preferred. $16,000 to $20,000 based on qualifications and experience. Librarians hold administrative appointments; participate in TIAA/CREF; earn 1 days vacation and one day sick leave per month. Individual medical and life insurance premiums paid. Send resume and names of three references by 5:00 p.m. Friday, 18 January 1985, to: John K. Mayeski, Director, Calvin T. Ryan Library, Kearney State College, Kearney, NE 68849-0700. Will interview at ALA Midwinter, Washington DC. An equal opportunity employer.

DEAN OF ACADEMIC SUPPORT PROGRAMS.The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The University invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of Academic Support Programs. The Dean is the chief administative officer for Academic Support Programs and reports directly to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. His/Her responsibilities include supervision of the various units of Academic Support Programs and all matters relating to their budgets, personnel, and physical facilities. The Dean participates in the formulation of university academic policies. In addition, the Dean facilitates development of programs to assist the various units in meeting their service responsibilities to the institution. The Dean may hold a concurrent appointment in an academic department. Academic Support Programs has a staff of 60 faculty, academic staff, and classified personnel, and consists of seven units: University Library (called the Learning Resources Center), University Archives, Academic Advising Center, Writing Lab, Reading and Study Skills Lab, Minority and Student Services and Academic Support Programs, and New Student Programs. The Learning Resources Center is the largest of the seven units and has a major expansion and automation project in progress. The collection exceeds 300,000 volumes. The other units are vital supports to the academic enterprise as a whole and help meet the university commitment to minority and disadvantaged students. The University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point is one of 13 degree-granting campuses in the University of Wisconsin System. The University is located in central Wisconsin, 110 miles north of Madison. Currently there are approximately 9,000 students and 550 faculty and academic staff members. Qualifications: An earned doctorate from an accredited college or university and library training and/or experience are preferred. Experience in management, decision-making, and academic leadership; and the ability to communicate and work effectively with faculty, students, classified staff, and the community are required. Experience with student service programs is also desirable as well as a commitment to shared governance. Starting date: July 1,1985, or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary: $39,000-$52,500 (currently under negotiation). Application deadline: Screening of applications will begin on February 15,1985. A letter of interest and complete resume with the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of five references should be mailed to: Gerald E. Chappell, Chair, Search Committee for Dean, 202 Old Main Building, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, Wl 54481. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

DEAN OF LIBRARY.Texas Wesleyan College is a private, Methodist-related liberal arts institution with limited graduate offerings. The Eunice and James L. West Library collection consists of approximately 200,000 volumes, 1,200 current periodical subscriptions, and a budget approaching $500,000. Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited institution. Second masters or doctoral degree desirable. Minimum 5 years experience in academic library management in increasingly responsible positions. Knowledge of and experience with current trends in automated library processes and relevant databases. Knowledge of collection development, personnel management, budget planning, and library space planning and expansion. Salary range: negotiable with minimum of $30,000. Position available June 1, 1985. Submit a letter of application, current vita, and 3 letters of recommendation by February 1, 1985, to: Miriam Espinosa, Chairman of the Search Committee, Texas Wesleyan College, P.O. Box 50010, Fort Worth, TX 76105. Equal employment opportunity, affirmative action institution.

DIRECTOR OF LIBRARY.Albion College seeks applications for the position of Director of the Library. Located in south central Michigan, Albion College is a selective residential liberal arts college of 1600 undergraduates enrolled in 21 departmental majors and earning either an A.B. or B.F.A. degree. The Director reports to the Provost and is responsible for supervising the professional and technical staff and administering the budget. The new Seeley G. Mudd Learning Center and interconnected Stockwell Memorial Library house a collection of over 250,000 volumes and 1200 periodicals. Qualifications: An enthusiasm and dedication to serious undergraduate instructional service and research; the ability to articulate and promote an imaginative and active library program; demonstrated intellectual breadth and depth; an ALA-accredited MLS as well as significant and varied academic library experience. Other advanced academic degrees desirable. Salary: Open and competitive. 12-month administrative contract, comprehensive benefit program. Deadline for applications is February 1, 1985. The new director will assume duties by August 1, 1985. Applicants should send a resume and three letters of reference to the Librarian Search Committee, Albion College, Albion, Ml 49224. Albion College is an equal opportunity employer.

DIRECTOR OF TECHNICAL SERVICES.Bucknell University invites applications for a Director of Technical Services to begin 7/1/85. The Director is responsible for leadership and management of all technical services operations: collection development and acquisitions and cataloging of all library materials. The Director supervises four professional librarians and twelve support staff. Qualifications include experience in technical services in an academic library; strong analytical and problem-solving skills; demonstrated ability in administration, coordinating the work of others and facilitating change. An ALA-accredited MLS is required. Bucknell is a comprehensive university enrolling 3,300 students. The library has a collection of 450,000 volumes and is staffed by 36 FTE, including 14 professionals. The library utilizes OCLC, has an automated circulation system, is preparing for an online catalog and is engaged in a major building expansion. Salary: $26,500 minimum. Please submit resume and names of three references to: Ann de Klerk, University Librarian, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 17837, before 2/28/85. An AA/EO employer.

GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS/MICROFORMS LIBRARIAN.(Search reopened.) Under the general supervision of the Head of Reference. Responsible for the selection, organization, and user services of the government documents collection, and supervision of current newspapers and microforms. May be required to work at the reference desk, including some night and weekend work. Qualifications: MLS from accredited school or equivalent; at least three years’ professional experience as government documents librarian; demonstrated ability to effectively supervise and communicate. Rank: Librarian II. Salary: $17,200+ depending on qualifications. Liberal benefits including tuition exemption and 22 days’ vacation. Twelve- month academic appointment. Position available immediately. Closing date for applications: January 15,1985. Please forward resume and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: Kate Maniscalco, Administrative Assistant, Tulane University Library, New Orleans, LA 70118. An equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARYhas two cataloger openings, one for serials and one for monographs. Qualifications: MLS, knowledge of one or more western European languages (fluency in German for serial post); familiarity with AACR2, LC classification and subject headings, and OCLC; cataloging experience in a research library preferred. Rank and salary dependent on qualifications: Librarian I: $17,300 minimum; Librarian II: $20,600 minimum. Available 1 January 1985. Good benefits package. Resumes to: Karen N. McFarland, University Personnel Librarian, Widener Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138. An equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

HEAD CATALOGER.Ball State University. Head Cataloger reports to Director of Technical Services. Supervises five professional cataloged and nine support staff. Establishes cataloging policies for all print and non-print media. Writes reports, proposals, compiles statistics, shares planning activities, including those for automation. Requirements: MLS from an ALA-accredited program plus minimum of five years increasingly responsible supervisory experience in a cataloging unit. Experience in cataloging different kinds of materials at all levels of difficulty. Experience using AACR 2, OCLC or other bibliographic utility, MARC formats, and LC classification. Strong organizational and supervisory skills, and ability to work constructively with colleagues. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Desired: Familiarity with online integrated library systems. Second master’s degree. Scholarly and professional achievement meriting appointment with faculty rank and status. Willingness to pursue scholarly research. Terms and conditions: Fiscal year appointment. Possible faculty rank and status with tenure-track appointment. Salary competitive and negotiable from a minimum of $25,000. Benefits include 24 days vacation and 8 holidays. Consideration of applications will begin on 15 February 1985, and continue until a suitable candidate is selected. Send resume, transcripts, and list of three references to: Nyal Williams, Chairperson, Department of Library Service, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306. Ball State University practices equal opportunity in education and employment.

HEAD, CATALOGING AND DATABASE CONTROL.Old Domin ion University. Reporting to the Associate Dean, the incumbent supervises a staff of ten, including two librarians. Other duties include supervision of cataloging functions, implementation of online cataloging subsystem, COMCat editing and verification; participation in divisional planning, budgeting and report generation and in collection knowledge of OCLC, AACR2; understanding of COM Catalog management, online catalogs and integrated automated systems; knowledge of one foreign language; three years current cataloging experience in an academic library. Second master’s degree desirable. Minimum salary: $23,000. For full consideration, send resume and names and addresses of three referees by January 30,1985, to: C.B. Duncan, Dean, Library, Old Dominion University, Norfolk VA, 23508. Old Dominion University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

HEAD LOAN LIBRARIAN.The University of Arizona is seeking a professional librarian to head the Loan Department of the Main Library and the Science-Engineering library. This librarian is responsible for managing the activities of the Loan Department that include: charge and discharge of materials, stack maintenance, searches, holds and recalls, fines and bills, the Reserve Book Rooms, and the automated circulation system. This position includes supervising 22 career staff employees, communicating with departments throughout the library, and recommending policy. The Head Loan Librarian is responsible for preparing budgets for student wages, equipment, and supplies. An ALA-accredited library degree is required. Experience with an automated circulation system is desirable. Supervisory experience and good communication skills are essential, previous experience in a large academic library preferred. The position is available July 1, 1985. Minimum salary is $22,000; higher salary is negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience. Librarians at the University of Arizona have academic professional status, are voting members of the faculty, have 22 days paid vacation, 12 days sick leave and 10 holidays. A standard package of fringe benefits is available. Send letter of application, resume, and names of three references by March 1, 1985, to: W. David Laird, University Librarian, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721. The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA employer.

HEAD, MONOGRAPHIC CATALOGING.The Florida State University announces the reopening of the position Head, Monographic Cataloging Unit. This position supervises 6 professional and 4 subprofessional catalogers, is responsible for recruiting, training, and evaluating the staff of the unit, implementing uniform application of national and local cataloging practices, maintaining consistency in work of the unit, establishing cataloging priorities and distributing the work to make best use of unit personnel, and helping individual staff members solve cataloging problems. AACR2, OCLC, LC, and LCSH. Requirements: MLS from an ALA-accredited library school, a minimum of 5 years appropriate experience. It is anticipated that a successful candidate will be appointed at the Associate University Librarian rank with a minimum salary of $20,000 (current pay grade range $16,870-$30,400.) Group health and other insurances available, free retirement. Closing date for applications is January 31, 1985. Send letter of interest, resume, and the names of three references to: James F. Jones, Florida State University Library, Tallahassee, FL 32306. An equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

HEAD OF READER SERVICES.The California Institute of Technology is an independent, privately-supported institution which is considered one of the world’s major research centers. We are presently seeking a Head of Reader Services, one of six department head positions in the library, with responsibilities for supervision of general reference, interlibrary loans, circulation, photocopy, and delivery services. Other responsibilities include regular assignments at the reference desk, development of reference resources, coordination of database searching, promotion and publicizing of library services, planning and implementation of instructional programs relating to use of the library and end-user searching, and assisting in planning and development of policies and service programs. Applicants for the job must possess a Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science and have at least five years experience in an academic or research-oriented library. An advanced subject degree is desirable. Applicant must demonstrate knowledge and experience in supervision, reference work, computer literature searching, and instruction. Skills in planning, writing, oral communications, and interpersonal relations are required. The Caltech Libraries contain approximately 380,000 volumes and subscribe to 5,875 periodicals, serving 789 faculty, 874 undergraduates, and 936 graduate students. The total staff consists of 18 librarians and 39 support staff. The salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications, with a minimum of $28,000 annually. For consideration, please send a letter of application with resume and at least three references to: Glenn L. Brudvig, Director of Information Resources, Millikan Library, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125. An affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

HEAD OF TECHNICAL SERVICES.Responsible for the evaluation, planning, and development of policies and procedures, with emphasis on cataloging and acquisition in an environment preparing for full-scale automation of library procedures and services; supervision of 1 professional and 4 full-time support personnel. The Head of the Technical Services has a major role in the formulation and development of the Library’s general plans, policies and procedures, and in the development of a comprehensive automation system. As a member of the teaching faculty, will be responsible for liaison with and the delivery of information services to 1 or 2 academic departments. Performs cataloging; assists at the reference desk, including some nights and weekends. Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS required. BA in business or systems management desired. Three years progresively responsible experience in 2 areas of technical services, including cataloging experience of a year or more under AACR2, LCSH, and MARC and national cataloging standards; ability to supervise staff and professionals and to be a productive member of a team of 7 library faculty and 2 administrative professionals; ability to work well with students, faculty, and staff in the context of an undergraduate liberal arts college; effective communication and analytical skills; ability to develop plans and to make recommendations in writing required. Relevant advanced degree, CSS in DIALOG, knowledge of book trade, bibliographic skills, experience with approval plans, academic library experience, facility with languages, interest in developing good knowledge of automated systems desired. Faculty position, 12-month appointment. Faculty rank and salary commensurate with qualifications. TIAA/CREF, excellent fringe benefit package. Send letter of application, vita, and the names and addresses of three references to: Imre Meszaros, Director of the Libraries, Wittenberg University, P.O. Box 720, Springfield, OH 45501. Application deadline: February 1, 1985. Equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

HEAD SERIALS LIBRARIAN.The University of Arizona Library is seeking a librarian to manage its Serials Department. This librarian reports to the Assistant University Librarian for Technical Services and is responsible for the short and long range planning for the department as well as the hiring, training, and evaluation of the staff. Major departmental activities include selection, ordering and receiving of serials, cataloging of serials, monitoring the serials budget of 1.5 million dollars, production of the automated serials list, and participation in the Arizona union list project (SOLAR). The staff of the department consists of four librarians and 14 career staff. The Library is presently involved in planning for automation of its technical processing and public access system. An ALA-accredited library degree is required and at least three years of professional experience in technical processing, preferably in a research library, with evidence of good supervisory, planning and communication skills. At least part of the experience should have been in an area of serials selection, processing, and/or control. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in library automation involving serials records. Salary range is $28,000-533,000. The position is open immediately. Professional librarians at the University of Arizona Library are academic professionals with voting faculty status, have 12- month appointments, 10 university holidays and earn 22 vacation days and 12 days of sick leave per year. Send letter of application, resume, and names of three references by March 1, 1985, to: W. David Laird, University Librarian, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721. The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA employer.

INDEXER/SEARCHER, Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals. The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals is expanding its activities under the auspices of the J. Paul Getty Trust. The incumbent in this position will spend approximately 50 to 75% of the time indexing articles to be entered in the Avery Index Database and the rest of the time assisting readers with searches of the database. In addition to an accredited MLS, qualifications are indexing, cataloging, and/or database searching experience and working knowledge of one or more European languages. Knowledge of the field of architecture and architectural history highly desirable. This is a temporary one- year position, with the possibility of extension. Salary ranges are: Librarian I: $19,000-$24,700; Librarian II: $21,000-527,300; Librarian III: $24,000-$34,800. Submit resume to: Box 35, Butler Library, Columbia University, 535 West 114th Street, New York, NY 10027. Deadline for applications is January 25, 1985. External applicants should list three references and salary requirements. An affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

INFORMATION SERVICES/CATALOGING LIBRARIAN, Trans portation Library. Information services responsibilities (40%) include reference, document delivery and supervision of students. In-depth reference service and user assistance to faculty, staff and students of the Transportation Center, the Traffic Institute and other transportation and law enforcement research and education programs at Northwestern. Cataloging duties (60%) involve OCLC records transferred into the Northwestern University Online Totally Integrated System (NOTIS). Reports to the Head of the Transportation Library. Qualifications: Masters degree from an ALA-accredited library school. Backgrounds in social sciences and/or previous special library experience preferred. Starting salary: $16,000-$18,000. Send letter of application and resume, including names of three references, to: Lance Query, Director of Library Research, Analysis, and Personnel, Northwestern University Library, Evanston, IL 60201. Applications received by January 2, 1985, will be considered. An EEO/AA employer.

MANUSCRIPT-ARCHIVES LIBRARIAN.Supervise the operations of the manuscripts/archives section of the unit. Responsibilities include analyzing and maintaining the collections; selecting, training and supervising support staff; appraising, processing, arranging and cataloging collections; applying computer-based techniques to the control of and access to collections; reference; preparing exhibits; writing grant proposals; development and public contact; physical maintenance and preservation of the collections. Collection development responsibilities are shared with the Head of Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections, to whom the position reports. Tenure-track position. Required: ALA-accredited MLS; manuscript/archival experience; communication skills. Preferred: supervisory experience; familiarity with computer applications to manuscript/archival processing; knowledge of Pacific Northwest history; master’s degree in the social sciences or humanities; knowledge of organizational/institutional records; visual archives (historical photographs) experience. Rank: Librarian 2. Salary: commensurate with qualifications and experience. TIAA-CREF, broad insurance program, 22 days vacation and 12 days sick leave per year. Send letter of application, resume, and names and addresses of three references to: Donna L. McCool, Assistant Director for Administrative Services, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA 99164-5610. Application review begins February 15, 1985. Washington State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

PRINCIPAL CATALOGER.Position to be filled between March 15 and April 15,1985. Under the direction of the Head of the Cataloging Department assists in the administration and supervision of the department. This includes formulation and documentation of policies and procedures, the monitoring of cataloging quality, and the training and advising of catalogers and support staff lead persons. Catalogs monographs and serials as the department workload requires. The appointee is expected to make a major contribution to the implementation and operation of the NOTIS system. ALA-accredited MLS required. Minimum two years professional experience in a ctatloging department preferably in an academic library utilizing OCLC or other online cataloging system. Demonstrated leadership ability. A second master’s degree is highly desirable and is expected for tenure. Subject expertise in social science or science helpful but not required. Salary range: $20,000-$24,000 for 12 months. Tenure eligible. TIAA-CREF, Blue Cross/Blue Shield or HMO. Twenty-two days annual leave. Send letter of application and resume by February 15, 1985, to: Alexander T. Birrell, Head, Cataloging Department, Library, Box 68, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS 67208. Finalists will be invited for an expense-paid interview. Wichita State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

PROJECT ARCHIVIST, Long Island Historical Society, Brooklyn Heights, New York. One-year project, funded by the NHPRC, to establish a basic archival program at the Society and to appraise, arrange and describe the major portion of its Brooklyn-related civic, commercial and cultural records. Responsible for research, collection processing, and preparation of inventories, in addition to supervision of the project’s Assistant Archivist. Qualifications include either an MA in American history or an MLS in library science with specialized archival training and experience in arranging and describing government, business and organizational records. Position will become permanent at the conclusion of the grant project. Salary is $16,500 including generous fringe benefits. Project will begin April 1,1985. Send letter of application and resume to: Lucinda Manning, Project Director, Long Island Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201. Deadline for applications: February 1, 1985.

READER SERVICES LIBRARIAN, Science Library. Provide reference service, online database searching, bibliographic instruction, and collection development responsibilities in the science discipline. MLS and an undergraduate degree in science required. Knowledge of chemistry preferred. Previous experience in academic, special, or large, research oriented public library desirable. Excellent communication skills required. Minimum salary: $14,800. Please send resume to: Rupert Gilroy, Associate University Librarian, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02254. An equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

REFERENCE/BIBLIOGRAPHER.The St. Paul Campus Libraries of the University of Minnesota Libraries-Twin Cities seeks qualified applicants for the position of reference/bibliographer. Under the supervision of the Chief Reference Librarian, the successful candidate will be responsible for collection development and faculty liaison in one or more areas related to the agricultural and biological sciences. The position responsibilities include formal bibliographic instruction and computerized database searching in agriculture, biology, vocational education, family social science and related subject fields. Applicants must have a master’s degree in librarianship and a subject background in the agricultural or biological sciences. Experience in an academic or research library is desirable. This is a 12-month aca- demic/professional position with probationary appointment at the Assistant Librarian rank. Beginning salary range is $20,000 to $23,000. Send letters of application, resume and names of at least three references to: Robert L. Wright, Personnel Officer, University Libraries, 499 Wilson Library, 309 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55455. Application must be postmarked by: February 8, 1985. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer and specifically invites and encourages applications from women and minorities.

REFERENCE/INTERLIBRARY LOAN LIBRARIAN.Coordinates activities of Interlibrary Loan office and provides telephone reference service and online searching services to public libraries through county-funded grant. Participates in classroom Library Instruction program. MLS from ALA-accredited library school. Second master’s degree desired (progress toward a second master’s required for tenure). Academic background or library experience in business, sciences, health sciences, or engineering preferred. Minimum of three years experience in academic library reference services including 1 year database searching. Minimum of 1 year supervisory experience. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written presentations and planning and supervisory skills essential. Tenure-track position. Candidate will be expected to meet library and university criteria in job performance, scholarship, service for promotion and tenure. Rank and salary dependent upon qualifications. Salary range: $17,000-$20,000. Ten-month contract, TIAA/CREF, excellent fringes. Deadline (postmark) for letter of application, resume and names of three references: March 1,1985. Starting date: August 15, 1985. Submit to: Suzanne 0. Frankie, Dean of the Library, Oakland University Library, Rochester, Ml 48063. An equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN/BIBLIOGRAPHER FOR ENGLISH AND LINGUISTICS.Librarian II, University of Rochester. Available immediately. Responsible for building library collections and offering specialized reference assistance in English and American literature and in linguistics. Maintains effective liaison with the Department of English and with faculty in the seven departments concerned with any aspect of linguistics. Serves as a member of a forward-looking team of librarians and support staff who provide bibliographic instruction, online searching and instruction, and general reference assistance including shared work on evenings and weekends. Opportunities to develop innovative services using U/R’s Geac online catalog, RLIN, OCLC, microcomputers, and databases in the humanities. Receives general direction from the Head, Reference Department and consults with the Chief Collection Development officer. Qualifications: ALA/MLS; extensive academic study in English and linguistics; 3 years’ relevant reference experience in an academic library with demonstrated success in promoting library instruction and carrying out collection development responsibilities; good reading knowledge in one modern European language in addition to English; ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing; successful experience in working effectively with faculty, students, and staff. Salary: $18,600+ depending on qualifications and experience. Send resume, cover letter, and names of three references by February 1,1985, to: Reference Search, Director's Office, University of Rochester Libraries, Rochester, NY 14627. An equal opportunity employer (M/F).

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN/BIBLIOGRAPHER FOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES.University of Arkansas Libraries. Half-time responsibilities in the Reference Department will include provision of general and specialized reference service for the physical sciences, bibliographic instruction and online searching. Rotated night and weekend reference desk duty. Half-time responsibilities in the Acquisitions Department will include book and journal selection to support instruction and research in physics and chemistry and to serve as library liaison with departments of chemistry and physics. Qualifications: Accredited ALA degree and strong background in physical sciences; knowledge of science literature and demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates with graduate/undergraduate degree in physical sciences; experience in reference and collection development; training in or experience with DIALOG and BRS. Appointment: Assistant Librarian (tenure-track) 12-month contract, salary range: $16,500 to $20,000 depending on qualifications. Submit letter of application and resume, with the names of three references, to: John A. Harrison, Director, University Libraries, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701. The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN WITH SPECIALIZATION IN THE HUMANITIES.Provides general reference service with 11 full-time reference specialists. Specialist activities include extensive online database searching, bibliographic instruction, department liaison, and collection development. ALA-accredited MLS, or equivalent, required. Preferred qualifications include two years post MLS reference experience with research literature of the humanities and an undergraduate major in language and literature, philosophy, or religious studies. An advanced degree in a related discipline is desirable. Tenure-track position. 24 days annual leave, tuition remission, usual benefits. Rank and salary dependent upon education and experience. Assistant professor: $18,000 minimum; associate professor: $20,000 minimum. Send letter of application, current resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of 3 recent references by February 15,1985, to: Jill Keally, Personnel Librarian, The University of Tennessee Library, Knoxville, TN 37996-1000. UTK is an EEO, affirmative action, Title IX, Section 504 employer.

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN/SUBJECT SPECIALIST(Five posi tions). New positions due to the reallocation of professional staff, and to an expanded scope of responsibilities for librarians at Gelman Library which will include faculty liaison and collection development activities in the newly defined role of subject specialists. Full-time appointments available immediately. Primary function is to provide reference services to faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and staff of the University in all academic and professional fields, except law and medicine. In addition to direct reference assistance and depending upon qualifications, reference librarians participate in one or more of the following departmental services: bibliographic instruction; preparation of bibliographies, guides and other instructional aids; online computer searching; materials selection; and library-wide committee work and planning. Reference responsibilities include regular evening duties and weekend duties on a rotational basis. Report to the Head of the Reference and Instruction Department. Each subject specialist will serve as the liaison to assigned departments and programs, provide specialized research support and consultation services, and assume collection development responsibilities for assigned subjects. Subject backgrounds preferred: Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Health Services Administration, Public Administration, Management Science, Political Science, International Affairs, or Economics. Qualifications: ALA-accredited Masters degree and ability to work effectively with the public and co-workers are required. Experience or coursework in computer searching or bibliographic instruction highly desirable. Appropriate subject background may be demonstrated through academic degrees, formal coursework, or other substantive experience. Minimum salary: $15,500. Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications. Closing date for application is January 21, 1985. Please send current resume and names of three references to: Penelope F. Heavner, Executive Coordinator, The George Washington University, The Melvin Gelman Library, 2130 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20052. GWU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

RETROSPECTIVE CONVERSION AUTHORITY CONTROL LIBRARIAN.Responsible for monitoring series and name authority records created by a project to convert manual records into the ORION system. Duties include helping develop procedures, manage project staff (ca. 4 FTE), answering questions on elements of cataloging records, establishing AACR2 entries as necessary. Qualifications include familiarity with name authority philosophy and practice, experience in cataloging using MARC formats. Must understand previous cataloging philosophies and practices. Prefer demonstrated successful supervisory experience and familiarity with UCLA’s ORION system. Requires reading knowledge of one or more modern Western European language. Salary: $21,024-$36,996 for 1 year with likelihood of 2 year extension. Prefer application by January 15, 1985, with complete statement of qualifications, resume, and names of three references to: Rita A. Scherrei, Director of Administrative Systems and Personnel Services, University Research Library, UCLA, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024. AA/EOE.

RETROSPECTIVE CONVERSION SERIALS LIBRARIAN.Responsible for analyzing complex, manual catalog records referred because of bibliographic problems and converts them to machine- readable form. Duties include problem-solving, and establishing and modifying procedures, and may include original cataloging. Qualifications include ability to work with major Western European languages, familiarity with LC cataloging practice, with MARC serials format, and with CONSER conventions. Must understand AACR2. Prefer recent experience in serials cataloging and understanding of previous cataloging rules and practices. Salary: $21,024-$36,996 for 1 year with likelihood of 2 year extension. Prefer application by January 15, 1985, with complete statement of qualifications, resume, and names of three references to: Rita A. Scherrei, Director of Administrative Systems and Personnel Services, University Research Library, UCLA, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024. AA/EOE.

SUPPORT SERVICES LIBRARIAN, NOTIS, Northwestern Univer sity Library (Search reopened). Provide training, consultation, and user documentation to NOTIS system users. Demonstrate the system to interested libraries. Requirements: MLS from ALA-accredited library school; 3 years professional library experience, including training for use of automated library systems; working familiarity with NOTIS preferred; ability to communicate effectively; willingness to travel up to 10 days a month. Salary: $21,000-$26,000. Send letter of application and names of three references to: Lance Query, Director of Library Research, Analysis, and Personnel, Northwestern University Library, Evanston, IL 60201. An EEO/AA employer.

UNIVERSITY ARCHIVIST/MANUSCRIPT LIBRARIAN, Mandeville Department of Special Collections, University of California, San Diego. Assistant Librarian: $21,024-$26,892, or Associate Librarian: $25,692-$36,996. The Mandeville Department of Special Collections houses a non-circulating collection of books, manuscripts, maps, newspapers, recordings, art, ephemera, and other materials supporting selected research and instructional programs of UCSD. Under the general guidance of the Head of Special Collections, has responsibility for the acquisition, arrangement, description, and servicing of all materials acquired by the University Archives, plus collections of personal papers and archives obtained from faculty and extra-university sources. Identifies and gathers non- current records of the University in a program of preservation, organization, description, and retrieval consistent with generally recognized principles of archival administration. Works with campus administrators and faculty in the collection of materials and the provision of services. Cooperates with the campus Records Management Office in the establishment of records disposition schedules. Supervises support staff. Participates in the development of automated processes for the organization and retrieval of archival and manuscripts holdings; responsible for the development of effective guides and other means of access to the collections. Participates in the development of security and preservation procedures for non-book materials in the department. A major portion of the appointee’s first year may be dedicated to supervising the organization and arrangement of the papers of one of the world’s most eminent biologists. Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited program and formal training in archival management; advanced degree in history of science desirable. Candidates must have thorough knowledge of archival theory and practice and knowledge of methods of historical research. Writing and communication skills are essential, as is archival processing experience. Supervisory experience as an archivist or manuscripts curator/librarian is highly desirable. An appointee at the Associate level would be expected to bring to the position extensive archival or curatorial experience. UCSD librarians are expected to participate in librarywide planning and to be active professionally. Consideration of applications will begin on February 15,1985. Submit a letter of application, enclosing a resume and a list of references, to: Jacqueline Coolman, Personnel Librarian, Library, C-075-H1, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093. UCSD is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN/DIRECTOR OF LEARNING SERVICES.(Search continued.) Northeastern Illinois University invites applications and nominations for the position of University Librarian- /Director of Learning Services. Northeastern is an accredited, public, urban, commuter university with an enrollment of 10,000 students. The University Librarian/Director of Learning Services administers all library services, a media service/production department, two branches; manages a collection of 484,000 volumes, 5,000 serials, a full range of non-print materials; directs a staff of 24 faculty and 56 civil service employees; reports to the Provost. The position carries full rank but is non-tenured. It is available July 1, 1985, with a starting salary of $42,000-$47,500. Applicants should meet the following minimum requirements: ALA-accredited MLS and additional graduate degree; 5 years of responsible administrative experience in an academic library; ability to administer audiovisual materials production and services; experience in automated systems management and development; evidence of professional and scholarly achievement. Experience in both public and technical services is desirable. Send letters of nomination or application (along with a resume and the names and addresses of three professional references) by February 15, 1985, to: John Cownie, Provost, Academic Affairs, Northeastern Illinois University, 5500 N. St. Louis Ave., Chicago, IL 60625. Northeastern Illinois University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

CURATOR OF BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS. The John Carter Brown Library, an independently managed rare book library and research center at Brown University, is seeking a Curator of Books and Manuscripts. The library specializes in the collection of printed materials pertaining to the Americas between 1493 and ca. 1830. Responsibilities of the Curator will include formation and execution of collection policies, care and security of collection, processing purchases, readers’ services, and preparing exhibitions. A graduate degree or its equivalent is required. Also, a knowledge of the history and literature of Europe and the Americas in the period of 1450/1850; proficiency in Romance languages, particularly Spanish and Portuguese and in Latin; additional knowledge of other modern European languages; 2-3 years’ experience in a rare book library. Send vitae, including full particulars relating to job requirements, by January 31, to: Marie Martins, John Carter Brown Library, Brown University, Box 1894, Providence, RĬ 02912. An equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

DIRECTOR OF LIBRARIES. The University of Missouri-Kansas City invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of Libraries. UMKC, one of four campuses of the University of Missouri system, is a state supported, urban university with seven professional schools, numerous Masters programs and is a selective Ph.D granting institution. The 96-acre campus is located in the cultural center of the Kansas City metropolitan area (11/2 million) in close proximity to the Linda Hall Library of Science and Technology, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Midwest Research Institute. The UMKC library system consists of five libraries with 30 professional librarians and 90 support staff and serves a student body of approximately 12,000 (39% of whom are in advanced professional or graduate study) and is an important community resource. The present library resource budget is more than two million dollars; the collection exceeds 700,000 volumes and 11,000 current serials titles and includes substantial microform and government document holdings. The library is a member of OCLC and the Center for Research Libraries as well as local and state networks. The UMKC libraries are service-oriented, have strong programs in bibliographic instruction, computerized reference searching and computer literacy for library staff. A university-wide WLN-based automated system is underway with a public online catalog scheduled for operation in Spring of 1985. The Director of Libraries reports to the Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs and is a member of the Research Council and the Graduate Council. Applicants must have proven leadership abilities and communication skills, ability to work effectively with all segments of the university community, demonstrated success in analytical, budgeting and planning activities, an understanding of the issues facing university libraries, and a familiarity with academic research and scholarship. The applicant must have substantial recent professional library experience with increasing administrative responsibilities. An MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent is required; additional advanced degree or degrees preferred. Send nominations or applications, resumes and references to: Search Committee for the Director of Libraries, Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110. The University of Missouri is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The salary for Director of Libraries is competitive with a minimum of $44,000. Position is open June 1, 1985, upon retirement of the present director. We will begin to review applications on February 15, 1985.

HEAD LIBRARIANof Franklin College of Indiana. Reports to Dean of the College. Head Librarian supervises a full-time staff of 4, including 2 other professional librarians. Responsible for all facets of the administration and professional development of the library which contains 120,000 volumes, and serves approximately 650 students and 52 full-time faculty. Required qualifications include an MLS from an ALA-accredited institution and significant experience as a professional librarian in a small liberal arts college and expertise in a wide variety of library science fields, including automated retrieval systems. Position available August 1. Deadline for applications is February 15. Letters of application must be supported by academic vitae, 3 letters of reference, and official graduate school transcripts. Submit applications to: Lawrence D. Bryan, Dean of the College, Franklin College, Franklin, IN 46131. An equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

INSTRUCTIONAL LIBRARIAN. Search reopened. Reports to Head, Reference Department. Assesses graduate/undergraduate Instructional needs. Plans, implements, coordinates an integrated, comprehensive instructional program, utilizing existing library staff. Works with and advises library subject bibliographers and faculty in instructional matters. Assists in the Reference Department, working some nights and weekends. Serves as a subject bibliographer. Requirements: ALA-accredited MLS or acceptable equivalent; three years professional experience, including two in library instruction on the college level; effective communications and media skills; planning ability. Candidates with course work in bibliographic instruction or curriculum development preferred. Salary: $19,000 minimum. Send letter of application and references to: William F. Rogers, Associate Director, Ohio University Libraries, Athens, OH 45701. Application deadline: February 15, 1985. Ohio University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

SERIALS CATALQGER. Reports to Head of Cataloging Department and is responsible for cataloging and classifying new serial titles and title changes; recataloging and/or reclassifying serial titles; training and supervising student assistants and support staff as required; assisting in the development and implementation of serial cataloging policies/procedures and assisting Head of Department in maintaining a department manual; assisting with retrospective conversion of serials. ALA-accredlted MLS required. Experience with cataloging and retrospective conversion of serials, knowledge of one foreign language, and academic library experience are preferred. Salary dependent upon qualifications. Minimum: $16,020. Faculty rank, 12-month tenure-track position; TIAA/CREF, vacation of 22 working days. KSU, with an enrollment of 19,000 students, is located in the scenic Flint Hills of northeastern Kansas. KSU Libraries contain almost 1,000,000 cataloged volumes and has a materials budget in excess of $1,500,000. Deadline for application: March 1, 1985. Send letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three relevant references to: Ann Scott, Assistant Director for Administrative Services, Kansas State University Libraries, Manhattan, KS 66506; position available beginning April 1, 1985. Kansas State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

TECHNICAL SERVICES. Hampshire College Library seeks applicants for the position of Cataloger or Assistant Director for Technical Services. A challenging opportunity to work with other librarians in the Five Colleges in the implementation of OCLC’s LS/2000 automated system. Hiring level dependent on experience and qualifications; cataloger must have minimum of two years of professional experience with OCLC system, and should be familiar with several media formats; assistant director must have supervisory experience and have demonstrated familiarity with serials and/or acquisitions functions, preferably in an academic library. MLS degree required. Salary minimum $16,500 for cataloger, $18,000 for assistant director; benefits include TIAA/CREF, HMO or Blue Cross coverage. Please submit letter of application with resume and names of three references to: Gai Carpenter, Director, Harold F. Johnson Library Center, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA 01002, by 31 January 1985. Hampshire College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

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